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The secret techniques of bonsai : a guide to starting, raising, and shaping bonsai

Author: 川澄, 昌国, 川澄, 昌国, 横田, 恵. ; Masakuni Kawasumi
Publisher: Tokyo : Kodansha International Ltd., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a comprehensive introduction to the more advanced techniques used in the Japanese art of bonsai, with the author sharing secret methods he has created over years of work with the plants.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: 川澄, 昌国, 川澄, 昌国, 横田, 恵. ; Masakuni Kawasumi
ISBN: 4770029438 9784770029430
OCLC Number: 63766792
Notes: Includes index.
Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Part I THE BASICS --
CHAPTER 1 Before Getting Started 14 --
CHAPTER 2 Species and Styles of Bonsai 20 --
CHAPTER 3 Starting a Bonsai 34 --
Part II TECHNIQUES Jumpstarting our Bonsai 4i --
CHAPTER 4 Toriki: Layering 46 --
APR 5 Tsgiki: Grafting 50 --
CHAPTER 6 Making Bonsai with Multiple Trunks 54 --
CHAPTER 7 Pruning: In Preparation for Repotting 6 --
CHAPTER 8 Repotting 62 --
CHAPTER 9 Metsaui: Bud Trimming 68 --
CHAPTER 10 Hagari: Defoliation 70 --
CHAPTER 11 Training and Reshaping 72 --
CHAPTER 12 Making fir and Sharian 80 --
CHAPTER 13 M aking Ishitsaki Bonsai 86 --
CHAPTER 14 Daily Care 92 --
CHAPTER 15 About Bonsai Tools 96 --
A Last Word from the Tree Doctor 102 --
Afterword 104 --
Appendix-Japan se Bnsai Sol Types 106 --
List of Trees 109.
Other Titles: Bonsai, himitsu no tekunikku.
Bonsai
Responsibility: Masakuni Kawasumi II with Masakuni Kawasumi III ; translated by Kay Yokota ; color photography by Yasuo Saji.
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Offers a comprehensive introduction to the more advanced techniques used in the Japanese art of bonsai, with the author sharing secret methods he has created over years of work with the plants.

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